Kinsta vs SiteGround vs WP Engine

Kinsta

SiteGround

WP Engine

Our Rating
Plan in review StarterGrowBigStartup
Price before discount $30/month$19.95/month$29.17/month
Price (12-mo) $30 / month$19.95 / month$29.17 / month
Price (24-mo) $25 / month$5.95 / month$23.30 / month
Special Discount Get 2 months free when paid yearlyNew users promo - 70% off!Free 4 months when sign up annually
Promo Code -Link activation - New users promoWPE20OFF
Website https://kinsta.comhttps://www.siteground.comhttps://www.wpengine.com

Summary

Pros
Solid managed WordPress hosting - Uptime >99.98%
Choice of 18 locations across the globe - #1 in market
Developer friendly – Long list of useful features at MyKinsta control panel
Free hosting migration for all customers
Good reputation – Raving fans everywhere
Comprehensive support knowledge base
In overall we are very impressed by our experience at Kinsta
Pros
Extremely reliable – 100% host uptime at most times
Free site migration for GrowBig and GoGeek users
Choice of five server locations in three continents
Free let’s Encrypt Standard & Wild Card SSL
Innovative - Full SSD, HTTP/2, Built-in Cacher, NGINX, etc
Save 60% on your first bill
Best for WordPress and Drupal websites
Positive feedback from other SiteGround users
Good after sales support
Pros
Solid server performance - Hosting uptime above 99.99%
Fast server speed - Time-to-first-byte (TTFB) below 250ms
60-day money back guarantee
Good billing practice – Users can refund or cancel account easily
Reseller-friendly - Transfer billing to your clients easily
Agile developer environment – Development and staging sites ready
Genesis Framework and StudioPress themes included
Cons
WordPress-only hosting – Does not support email
Does not support cron job
Expensive for users with multiple low traffic WordPress sites
Cons
Hosting price increases after first bill
Mixed results in our server speed test
Uptime guarantee does not cover outages in the event of DDoS
Cons
Server location only in United States
Expensive addon features
No email hosting - Users have to pay extra to third party email service
No direct access to .htaccess file
Self-help site migration service only
Slightly expensive – Price increased in March 2018
Costly for owners running multiple WP sites
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Essential Features

Data Transfer 20,000 visitsUnlimited50 GB
Storage Capacity 5 GB20 GB10 GB
Control Panel WordpressPanelWordpress
Extra Domain Reg. -$15.95/yr for .com domain; prices vary for different TLDs.No
Private Domain Reg. -$12/yrNo
Auto Script Installer WordPress is pre-configured at Kinsta.Softaculous (incl. 320+ apps)WordPress is pre-configured at WP Engine.
Custom Cron Jobs YesYesNo
Site Backups DailyYesYes
Dedicated IP -Yes, $30/yrNo
Free SSL YesLet's EncryptYes
Built-in Site Builder WordPress-ReadyYes, WeeblyWordPress
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Visit Onlinehttps://kinsta.comhttps://www.siteground.comhttps://www.wpengine.com







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